Address: Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, 6140, South Africa | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Grahamstown, is near Observatory Museum.
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Travel Blogs from Grahamstown

Rhino haven!

A travel blog entry by harleyjah on Mar 30, 2015

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... 8217;t researched a lot of statistics. But there was large Ferris wheel ride in Cape Town at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. The ride was donating a portion of each fare to save the rhino and had several posters on the subject. According to what we saw there, between 1970 and 1992, the black rhino population decreased by 92%. One West African subspecies was declared extinct on 6 July 2006. The fate of the elephant is similar. Why? ...

A Journey of Giraffes & A Crash of Rhinos

A travel blog entry by 210pairsofpants on Feb 04, 2014

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... a patio overlooking the gardens where the vervet monkeys play in the trees. There's even a wardrobe although no hangers, I guess crease-free clothes are irrelevant here. Suddenly we're not quite sure what we've let ourselves in for and the first night's sleep is broken by a tangle of heat, spider worries and the sound of zebra chomping on the lawn outside our room. My comfort zone is still on another continent sipping a skimmed latte after a yoga class. But the next ...


A travel blog entry by jockmcconn on Apr 27, 2013

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... Saturday morning and it was a relief to leave the house and animals in her care. How nice not to have to put Bilbo in the kennels as originally planned.

We got to PE in good time and Erleen accompanied us to the airport, dropping us off and taking the car back to their house for the two weeks. Kathryn met us at OR Tambo and we then enjoyed a nice lunch at the ...

On the road

A travel blog entry by thealfers on Sep 03, 2012

1 comment, 2 photos

After years of dreaming, months of planning and weeks of excruciating moving admin we are finally on the road.

The six month journey, which will see us visiting 12 countries across two continents, started off badly when we managed to get lost just 10 kilometres South of the Beyers Naude offramp in Johannesburg – somehow finding ourselves on the Golden highway to Soweto instead of the N1 South ...

UK and Dubai Trip 2012

A travel blog entry by car1963 on Sep 01, 2012

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Had fully intended doing regular blogs during the trip, but alas time was short - we were on the go all the time - early mornings, late nights and walking huge distances every day to pack in as much as we could.
This might seem a bit long winded, but the info here is more for my own records so I can refer back in years to come, but enjoy if you have the time and don;t get too bored!!

After years of saving and planning, my trip to the UK to

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